Director-General of Police Dilbag Singh on Wednesday visited north Kashmir’s Kupwara District where he chaired officers meeting and reviewed the security scenario of the district, said the spokesman.

DGP chairs security review meeting in Kupwara

The spokesman said that the DGP was accompanied by IGP Kashmir, S.P Pani.

“On his arrival, the DGP was received by GoC 28 Div, Amardeep Singh Aujala and SSP Kupwara, Ram Ambarker and ceremonial guard of honour was presented by police contingent at DPO Kupwara,” said the spokesman.

He said that the DGP while addressing officers meeting at District Police office Kupwara said that the joint efforts of all the security forces has helped in minimizing the militant activities and added that we need to be strategically very strong to put an end to militancy so that long lasting peace is provided to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.  DGP appreciated the efforts of J&K Police and other security agencies for maintaining law and order in the district.

Complimenting the role of JKP and other security agencies for maintaining the peace and order in Jammu and Kashmir, the DGP said it was challenging and daunting task, but due to sincere and effective efforts of all security agencies, the situation was handled in a very professional manner. He said that we need to continue our mission with even more dedication to ensuring a peaceful and secure environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, said the spokesman.

Stressing upon better coordination among all sister agencies, the DGP said that to foil any attempt by the trouble makers looking to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere, close liaison should be maintained at every level and the officers supervising different components should be briefed accordingly. He directed the officers to keep an eye on the activities of anti-national elements and mount pressure on their nefarious designs, he said.

The DGP stressed on maintaining alertness on the borders and also in the hinterland for which he advised strengthening of nakas to check the movement of trouble mongers. He also advised for sharing intelligence in puts in this regard and joint patrolling of all the security formations, he added.

Referring to the welfare of police personnel, the DGP directed the officers to ensure implementation of all existing welfare measures for the serving police personnel and the families of martyrs on a priority basis. He said that more welfare measures will hopefully be introduced in future, said the spokesman.

Earlier, SSP Kupwara Ram Ambarker apprised the DGP about the security scenario and measures taken for maintaining peace and order in the district, said police spokesman in a statement.


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